Housing Assistance

IMPORTANT CHANGES TO OUR SERVICE DELIVERY

Rental Assistance

The rental/mortgage assistance has two components: Eviction Prevention and Rapid Rehousing (New Rentals). Clients must meet the component's specific eligibility requirements as detailed in each section below in addition to general eligibility requirements for all rental assistance in order to be considered for assistance.

 

Program Eligibility Requirements

  • Clients are not eligible for service if assisted previously in a 36-month period.

  • Must meet with a Family Development Specialist for an assessment and to learn about additional requirements.

In order to ensure the safety and health of our clients and staff and to address any concerns about the coronavirus, we are making important changes to the way we deliver our services.

 

FDP will provide housing assistance, including motel and permanent housing assistance, to eligible households by appointments only. Please call (909) 723-1558 for a pre-assessment to see if you qualify for services and to schedule your appointment. Individuals who do not qualify for FDP services will be provided resources and referrals to our partner organizations that may better fit their needs.

Eviction Prevention Assistance

Assistance provided to prevent eviction from current housing. Following are the conditions that may possibly qualify someone for this service in addition to the general rental assistance eligibility requirements:

  • Must not be on Section 8 or live in subsidized housing.

  • Income cannot be less than monthly rent.

  • At time of requesting service client cannot be more than 30 days past due.

  • Late fees, legal fees or deposits are not paid by Community Action Partnership.

 

New Rental Assistance

Assistance provided to obtain permanent housing. Following are the conditions that may possibly qualify someone for this service in addition to the general rental assistance eligibility requirements:                   

  • Must not be on Section 8 or live in subsidized housing.

  • Income cannot be less than monthly rent.

  • Rental assistance can support deposit/first month’s rent based on the assessment completed by Family Development Specialist.

  • Client must provide signed rental/lease agreement.

Motel Voucher Assistance

This service is provided on a case-by-case basis depending on the client's situation.

  • Clients must be assessed by the San Bernardino County Coordinated Entry System (211) and be referred for homeless assistance.

  • If emergency is of medical nature, client must provide letter from a doctor, hospital, etc.

  • In most cases, Client must have arrangements for permanent housing after 7 days of provided motel assistance.

  • Client must provide a valid rental agreement stating move-in date.

  • Clients must provide a valid ID:  driver license, military ID or passport.

 

The Obershaw Village

Community Action Partnership operates the Obershaw Transitional Housing Program. This is a 12-month case management program available to clients who complete the application and are recommended by a Family Development Specialist. The Obershaw Program is designed to assist low-income homeless families in becoming self-sufficient and obtaining permanent housing.

Requirements to reside at the Obershaw Village

  • Client must be referred to the Program by an organization that is assisting them to obtain housing.

  • Client must be homeless.

  • Client must meet income-guidelines.

  • Client must obtain employment within 6 months of entering program.

  • Client must complete and pass a drug screening to qualify for program.

  • Program has a ZERO Tolerance for drugs/alcohol/violence.

     

For more information, contact us:

Family Development (909) 723-1558

Obershaw House (909) 723-1558
Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

fdpservices@capsbc.org

 

696 S. Tippecanoe Ave, San Bernardino, CA 92408-2607

Office Hours

Mon.-Fri. 8:00 am - 5:00 pm